Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (several posts) in the Department of Computer Science (Ref.: 502723), to commence on July 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.
The Department of Computer Science enjoys the reputation of providing high-quality education and conducting top-notch research. It offers programmes at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and has excellent computing resources and supporting facilities for teaching and research. Information about the Department can be obtained at www.cs.hku.hk.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching. A solid track record in research is essential. The position is open to all research areas in Computer Science, with preference given to candidates in the field of Financial Technology (including but not limited to InsurTech, WeatlhTech and Financial Intelligence), Blockchain in Engineering, System Research (particularly related to IoT / AIoT), and Quantum Computing.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V., a research plan and a statement on teaching philosophy, and indicate which level they wish to be considered for. Review of applications will start in December 2020 and continue until March 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
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